You can contact the Board of Examiners to request certain approvals e.g. for exemptions, substitutions, your study programme, or to take additional courses outside the Faculty of Geosciences. Send an email from your UU-Gmail (include your name, study programme and student number) to

If you need to hand in something in hard copy, you can do this at Student Affairs Geosciences.


The Human Geography and Spatial Planning Board of Examiners is responsible for implementing the exam policy of the programme. The board members are:

  • Prof. dr. Oedzge Atzema (chair)
  • Dr. Bas Spierings (also member of the assessment committee)
  • Dr. Alphons de Vocht
  • Erika van Middelkoop (secretary)

The chairperson of the Board is also member of the Faculty of Geosciences’s Board of Examiners. This board is responsible for exam policy. The members supervise how the policy is put into effect and the quality of the decisions made.